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AFFLUENZA

“MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND” Do you believe so? What do you think? Listen to Oliver James talking about the problem of “Affluenza” and reflect on it.   Now click on this link and you’ll listen to an interview … Continue reading

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SPECULATION and DEDUCTION

SPECULATION AND DEDUCTION PRACTICE: MODAL VERBS OF SPECULATION AND DEDUCTION: Exercise 1, exercise 2, exercise 3. LIKELY:  Listen to a man talking about the use of this word. Watch this video!

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HAVE/GET SOMETHING DONE

               MUM, I CUT MY HAIR!!!!!       HAVE/ GET SOMETHING DONE: We use the structure have/get something done when we want to say that we ask someone else to do something for us. Compare the sentences: … Continue reading

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TIME AND TECHNOLOGY: 6-minute listenings

  TIME AND TECHNOLOGY six-minute listenings       Here are some listenings for you to practise your English. Each one lasts six minutes andthey all belong to the bbc webpage.  Click here to have a look. You can find all kinds of topics which might … Continue reading

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DISTANCING

PRACTISE THIS NEW GRAMMATICAL POINT, DISTANCING: 1-The passive with verbs of saying and reporting: CLICK HERE, AND HERE. 2- MAY/MIGHT: CLICK HERE  AND HERE   Now listen to Jack Johnson, a Hawaiian singer, DISTANCING himself from….

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MAKE YOUR OWN FAMILY TREE

Are you interested in making your own family tree? Need some help? Click here and get started!! Watch this video and find out how interesting knowing about your family history might be:

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LETTERS, LETTERS!!!

Here is a very useful web page for you to improve your writing of formal and informal letters and e-mails. You’ll find many different samples of texts which will surely be useful to you, as well as some helpful advice. Take … Continue reading

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